SUMMER produce

And somehow, just like that, it’s summer. Spring started on lockdown, and we’re still on lockdown. What a fun life!

Luckily, there’s all the delicious summer fruits to look forward to. Even if we will be eating them while stuck indoors.

This list is based on the UK growing season, where the climate is mostly temperate maritime with cool winters and warm summers and lots of rain, but no extreme temperatures.

Herbs

  • Basil
  • Chervil (early Summer)
  • Chives
  • Coriander
  • Dill (early summer)
  • Elderflower (early and mid Summer)
  • Oregano
  • Mint
  • Nasturtium (early and mid Summer)
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Sorrel
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme

Fruit

  • Apples (late Summer)
  • Apricots
  • Bilberries
  • Blackberries (mid and late Summer)
  • Blackcurrants (early Summer)
  • Blueberries (early Summer)
  • Cherries
  • Crab apples (mid summer)
  • Damsons (late Summer)
  • Elderberries (late Summer)
  • Fig (mid to late Summer)
  • Gooseberries
  • Grapes (late Summer)
  • Greengages
  • Kiwi
  • Loganberry (late Summer)
  • Medlar (late Summer)
  • Melon
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Pear (late Summer)
  • Plums (late Summer)
  • Raspberries
  • Redcurrants
  • Strawberries
  • Tayberries
  • Watermelon

Vegetables

  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Aubergine
  • Beetroot
  • Broad beans
  • Broccoli
  • Butternut squash (very late Summer)
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Cavolo Nero
  • Celeriac (late Summer)
  • Celery
  • Chestnuts (late Summer)
  • Chilies
  • Cobnuts (late Summer)
  • Courgette
  • Courgette flowers (early Sumer)
  • Cucumber
  • Fennel
  • French beans
  • Garlic
  • Globe artichoke
  • Horseradish (late Summer)
  • Kohlrabi (mid and late Summer)
  • Lamb’s lettuce
  • Leeks (very late Summer)
  • Lettuce
  • Mangetout
  • Marrow (mid and late Summer)
  • New potatoes (early and mid Sumer)
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes (early Summer)
  • Pumpkin (very late Summer)
  • Radish
  • Rhubarb
  • Rocket
  • Runner beans
  • Samphire (mid Summer)
  • Spinach
  • Summer squash
  • Sweet corn (mid and late Summer)
  • Swiss chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips (late Summer)
  • Watercress
  • Wild nettles

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